Coin of Smyrna with bust of Julia Domna
Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.07 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, seated to left holding spear in left hand, tetrastyle temple in right. Shield beside spear. In field by temple, uncertain object (satyr mask?).
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field left and right, and in exergue.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour